Hotel of the week: A’jia Hotel

Last night, Mrs Smith dreamed of spices and sultans, of honeyed pastries and perfumed harems, of hammams, baklava and Byzantine domes. In obedience to her…

Cherry-picked chamber music

Who are we to tell you what to listen to in your boudoir? Well, actually... Maybe you’ll trust the tip-offs from the tastemakers we’ve tapped…

Going for Gold(Smiths)

What do you get when you put the Smith team, some of our lovely GoldSmith members and a few canapés on the same roof terrace? A shiny, sparkly party, that’s what…

st-jamessLast night, the Smith team donned their frilliest finery and headed to Mayfair’s St James’s Hotel & Club to meet and mingle with some of our most long-standing GoldSmith members.

Style monitor: new sunglasses brand alert

At Smith HQ, we’re always on the lookout for the very latest trend-setting styles. So, you can imagine our delight when we discovered a brand new British eyewear brand called Zanzan…

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Pet-friendly hotels

There’s animal magic in the air at Mr & Mrs Smith this week, so prick your ears and wag your tails for our brand new selection of pet-friendly hotels. In the past, we’ve picked out dream wedding venues, family getaways, budget boutiques and safari stays – and now we’ve rounded up 133 luxury retreats, all of whom extend their welcome to guests of the furry, four-legged variety. With these cherry-picked charmers, shriek-inducing cattery bills, guilty feelings and sulking pets will all be things of the past. (Since we know there may be some dissenters – the kind who prefer animals on their plate rather than in their boudoir – here’s a little something for you.)

In this post, we’re focusing on ten of our 35 UK-based pet-pampering pads, in destinations like cream-tea-temptation Devon, surfer-central Cornwall, or trad-seaside Suffolk. In case you needed any more reason to indulge in a romantic getaway, before summer draws to a close, this collection is it…

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